Govt announces winter vacations in phased manner from Dec-01 to Feb-28


Primary level classes to observe vacation from Dec-01, Middle classes from Dec-12 and Higher Classes from Dec-19


Srinagar, Nov 25  : Following the proposal of winter vacations, the School Education Department Friday announced the closure of schools for vacations in a phased manner in Kashmir and winter zones of Jammu division from December-01 to February-28.

The news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) has leant that the Principal Secretary, School Education Department Alok Kumar has found it appropriate to announce the closure of schools for winter vacations in a phased manner from December-01.

Kumar said, “For primary level classes’ upto 5th standard, the vacations will be observed from December-01 to February-28.”

He also said, “For 6th to 8th standard, the closure of schools for winter vacations will be observed December-12 to February-28.”

Kumar further said that in case of secondary and senior secondary level students, vacation will be observed from December-19 to February-28.

Pertinently, a day before, Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) had proposed the government to announce the winter vacations in a phased manner between December-01 to 10.

Earlier this month, the government had informed that the heating facilities to students and staff would be provided in a phased manner from November-15.

DSEK had also said that as per the government directives, heating services in Kashmir start functioning after November-15—(KNO)

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